The Iowa Caucuses, Explained

At exactly 7 pm central time on February 3rd, hundreds of thousands of Iowans will meet in high school gymnasiums, fire stations, and...

Land of the Dreamers

This short piece was inspired by events featuring the Migrant Caravan. In late November of last year, roughly 7,000 asylum seekers...

Asexual Awareness

October is a month full of celebrations. From ADHD Awareness Week to Halloween, the best fall month is looked forward to throughout the...

2018 Midterms Recap

Prior to voting on November 6th, both parties had billed last week’s midterm elections as historic and claimed that a blue or red wave...

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

On Wednesday, November 7th, millions of people around the world will celebrate the festival of Diwali. Though most popular in India...

DACA: What it is and Why it Matters

DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), a program instated under the Obama administration, has offered a modest hope to young...

Our Culture is not Your Costume

My culture is not a costume. My culture is not a costume. My culture is not a costume. In a school community where there is a lot of...

Reflections on Yom Kippur

Overheard near the top of campus: Student A: “Dude are you excited to have Wednesday off?” Student B: “Yeah bro I’m hyped-why don’t we...

Latin American Independence Days

Several Hispanic countries, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, and Chile, have their Dia de la...

CAT Column: Safe Spaces

The welcome letter that the University of Chicago Class of 2020 received from Jay Ellison, dean of undergraduate students, has sparked...

 

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